Gee, surprising storm and record high oil prices

Humberto hurricaned its way on shore after looking to be mild-mannered. That shut down some of the Gulf of Mexico oil refineries.

Humberto hurricaned its way on shore after looking to be mild-mannered. That shut down some of the Gulf of Mexico oil refineries. Not to be miss a chance, that led oil traders into a gusher of price increase...topping $80 US per barrel for the first time. Isn't the marketplace a wonderful, rational thing?

Now the Hurricane Center says it's nearly all over, 'cept for a few possible tornadoes across Louisiana. Those folk sure know how to attract interesting weather down there.

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